News - Announcements

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is now open

The 2018-19 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is now open and accepting applications for awards in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Call for Proposals for the 60th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA)

African Studies Association (ASA)
The ASA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of Africanist scholars in the world with an attendance of about 2,000 scholars and professionals.

Call for Papers for new journal

The Vanguard Journal
A new journal, Vanguard, is calling for papers. The deadline is April 15, 2017.

Applications are open for the Population Reference Bureau’s Policy Communication Fellows Program

Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau’s annual Policy Communication Fellows program is a valuable opportunity for doctoral students from developing countries who plan to work in population and related fields. The deadline for applying is Feb. 12, 2017.

Call for Papers for the 2017 Virginia Social Science Association (VSSA) Annual Meeting 

Virginia Social Science Association (VSSA)
The 19th annual meeting is themed: “Immigration— People and Societies in Movement: Immigration, Migration, Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons.” We are especially interested in submissions that address the “Immigration” theme, but as always, welcome panel and paper proposals from any social science discipline (anthropology, economics, gender & sexuality, health, history, international relations, media studies, politics, policy studies, sociology) on any subject.

Read Africa Week

Center for African Studies
Kick off Black History Month with great books on Africa!

New Online Course: Africans in the Age of Atlantic Slavery

Center for African Studies
The Howard University Center for African Studies is pleased to offer a special session of Primary Source's online course, Africans in the Age of Atlantic Slavery, this March 2017.  Teachers of grades 8-12 are welcome to enroll in this professional development course for no fee. 

Call for Papers for Northwestern University African Studies Conference

Northwestern University
The Program of African Studies graduate student seminar (AfriSem) invites graduate student papers in the study of Africa and its communities engaging with the theme “RE...AFRICA.”

Call for Papers for Conference

Black Doctoral Network
The 2017 Black Doctoral Network Conference is inviting abstract submissions.

Faculty Job Opening at The College at Brockport

The College at Brockport, State University of New York
The College at Brockport is inviting applications for a Faculty Job Opening in African and African American Studies.